excerpts from a couple emails I got today:
I think I hooked that big brown we saw a few years ago, but he broke me off.
the hole did not resemble the one we looked at a couple years ago. It was 3 ft deep in the center with a nice current flow.
Yes, a long yellow slab rolling at the surface.
20+ for sure. He's got (or had) a Golden Retriever in the jaw.
He really knows how to torture a guy.
When you arise in the morning, think of what a
precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think,
to enjoy, to love.
- Marcus Aurelius